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August 31, 2014
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MS in Hand Aug 1st, 2014: 62. Received 48; Published 14; Rejected 28. In Hand End of Aug 68;
Manuscripts in Hand Jan 1st, 2014: 80; Received 334; Published 77; Rejected 269.

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Arkivoc 2014 Part (i): Special Issue 'Reviews and Accounts'
Recent progress in the trifluoromethylation of alkenes with Togni’s reagents (14-8656LR) [pp. 453-469]
Cai Zhang
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Vistas in the Domain of Organoselenocyanates (14-8763LR) [pp. 470-505]
Saad Shaaban, Mahmoud A. Arafat and Wafaa S. Hamama
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Arkivoc 2014 Part (v): General Papers
Synthesis of N-alkyl-C-(α,α-dimethyl)glycine derivatives (14-8622GP) [pp. 170-180]
Luís S. Monteiro, Silvia M.M.A. Pereira-Lima, Sofia Pereira and João N. Machado
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Synthesis of 9-ethyl[1,2,5]selenadiazolo[3,4-h]quinolones by the application of modified Gould-Jacobs reaction to N-ethyl-2,1,3-benzoselenadiazol-4-amine (14-8451KP) [pp. 181-198]
Maroš Bella and Viktor Milata
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Efficient synthesis of allylamines from a novel (E)-2,3-difunctionalized allyl bromide (14-8392IP) [pp. 199-209]
Maha Ameur, Aïcha Arfaoui and Hassen Amri
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Ninhydrin as a building block in scaffold-linked chromophoric dyad construction (14-8520NP) [pp. 210-224]
Davor Margetic, David A Mann and Ronald N Warrener
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Synthesis of furan substituted dihydrofuran compounds by radical cyclization reactions mediated by manganese(III) acetate (14-8482ZP) [pp. 225-236]
Mehmet Yılmaz, Emre Biçer, Aslı Ustalar and A. Tarık Pekel
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Synthesis of dihydrobenzofurans and dihydroindoles by intramolecular Friedel-Crafts reaction of aryloxy- and arylamino-substituted propargylic alcohols (14-8481NP) [pp. 237-246]
Xiangsheng Xu, Yanfeng Lu, Guo Hong, Zhiteng Zhao and Xiaoqing Li
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Synthesis, X-ray crystal structure and antimycobacterial activity of enantiomerically pure 1-ethyl-2,3-dicyano-5-(het)aryl-6-hetaryl-1,6-dihydropyrazines (14-8690DP) [pp. 247-270]
Egor V. Verbitskiy, Maria S. Toporova, Mikhail I. Kodess, Marina A. Ezhikova, Maksim L. Isenov, Marina G. Pervova, Marionella A. Kravchenko, Igor D. Medvinskiy, Sergey N. Skornyakov, Gennady L. Rusinov and Valery N. Charushin
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Supplementary Material: PDF (1,271K)
Synthesis, crystal structures, and laser flash photolysis of 3-nitro-7a,15-methanonaphtho[1',2':6,7][1,3]oxazepino[3,2-a]indole derivatives (14-8727IP) [pp. 271-290]
Greta Ragaitė, Vytas Martynaitis, Kipras Redeckas, Vladislava Voiciuk, Mikas Vengris and Algirdas Šačkus
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An efficient stereoselective total synthesis of 11β-methoxycurvularin (14-8453GP) [pp. 291-300]
J. S. Yadav, C. Divya Vani, N. Bhasker and B. V. Subba Reddy
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Regioselective nitration of 2- and 4-nitrotoluenes over systems comprising nitric acid, an acid anhydride and a zeolite (14-8788UP) [pp. 301-309]
Gamal A El-Hiti, Keith Smith and Mohammad Hayal Alotaibi
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One-pot five-component reaction for synthesis of some novel bis-dihydroquinazolinone derivatives (14-8715VP) [pp. 310-318]
Ali A. Mohammadi, Salman Tahery and Saber Askari
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Supplementary Material: PDF (4,505K)
Arkivoc 2015 Part (i): Special Issue 'Reviews and Accounts'
Recent advances in copper-catalyzed C-S cross-coupling reactions (15-8779LR) [pp. 1-28]
Asha Sujatha, Anns Maria Thomas, Amrutha P Thankachan and Gopinathan Anilkumar
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Individual Issues of Arkivoc
No issues were completed during August 2014.
The following issues were closed during August 2014:

2014 Part (i): Special Issue 'Reviews and Accounts'
No new issues were initiated during August 2014.
The 16th Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Conference

The 16th Annual Florida Heterocyclic and Synthetic Conference, University of Florida in Gainesville, March 1-4. FloHet-2015. Eleven plenary lectures, a short course, 50 invited lectures, 50 poster presentations, and an exposition are planned. Registration is now open: http://www.arkat-usa.org/conferences-flohet-others/

Plenary lectures
Albert Padwa, Emory University, US Katritzky Memorial Lecture
Huw Davies, Emory University, US
Veronique Gouverneur, Oxford University, UK
Timothy Jamison, MIT, US
Peter Maienfisch, Syngenta, Switzerland
Christel Menet, Galapagos, Belgium
Tobias Ritter, Harvard University, US
Paul Scola, BMS, US
Jay Siegel, Tianjin University, PRC
Oliver Thiel, Amgen, US
Yoshinori Yamamoto, Tohoku University, Japan

Short Course
Graham Sandford, U. of Durham, UK
Selective Direct Fluorination Strategies: Batch and Flow

Invited Lecturers
Acceptances to date: S. Arseniyadis (France); S. Ballet (Belgium); M. Baumann (Germany); U. Beifuss (Germany); M. Braun (Germany); C. Chung (US); J. Del Valle (US); L. Dias (Brazil); L. El Kaim (France); C. Francis (Australia); P. Gois (Brazil); M. Gonzalez (US); U. Groselj (Slovenia); H. Ihmels (Germany); Z. Janeba (Czech. Rep.); K. Laali, (US), M. Lakshman (US); J. Manchester (US); S. Magelinckx (Belgium), L. Mamedov (Russia); J. C. Monbaliu (Belgium); A. Natarajan (Saudi Arabia); T. Opatz (Germany); D. Ott (Germany); X. Pannecoucke (France); N. Peet (US); Z. Pei (US): V. Pike (US); R. Rieke (US); F. Rutjes (Netherlands); J. Ryan (Australia); K. Tehrani (Belgium); Y. Troin (France); S. Vincent (Belgium); E. van der Eycken (Belgium); J. van der Eychen (Belgium); M. Watson (US); C. Williams (US); G. Williams (Australia); C. Willis (UK).


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Impact Factor

Arkivoc’s 2013 impact factor is 1.076, according to Journal Citation Reports. This is slightly above the 2012 figure and similar to figures for the last several years. The journal’s ranking among organic chemistry journals rose from 40th in 2012 to 39th in 2013.

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